Presentation on theme: "A Perfect Knowledge of Man Psalm 139. Introductory Thoughts Two of the most amazing questions that one can ask are found in Psalm 8:4 & Ruth 2:10. The."— Presentation transcript:
Introductory Thoughts Two of the most amazing questions that one can ask are found in Psalm 8:4 & Ruth 2:10. The more that I learn about God, the more I too am compelled to wonder "Why does God Care about such a man as I?" I believe we can find something of the answer recorded in Psalm 139 This wonderful little psalm is divided into 4 paragraphs of 6 verses each
How Well Does God Really Know Me? – Vs 1-6 God Knows Our Conscience. – Verse 2 God Knows Our Habits. – Verse 3 God Knows Our Language. – Verse 4 God Knows Our Past, Our Future, & Our Present. – Verse 5 God Knows Everything About Us. – Verse 6
How Near is God to Me? – Vs 7-12 Where Can One Hide from God? – Verses 7 Can One Hide in Heaven or Hell? – Verse 8 Can One Hide in the Uttermost Parts of the Sea? – Verses 9-10 Can One Hide in the Darkness of Night? – Verses 11-12
How Do I Know This is Truth? – Vs 13-18 The Evidence of the Design of Our Bodies.– Verses 13-15 The Evidence of the Determination of Our Bodies. – Verse 16 The Evidence of Revelation. – Verse 17-18
The Psalmist Davids Prayer – Vs 19-24 Many might ask, "Why does David make an abrupt change in this psalm? Why does David ask that God destroy the wicked? David had contemplated and concluded that God knew him, was near him, and concerned about him; therefore, David sought to ask something from God Isnt this exactly what we do when we think of Gods love for us?
The Psalmist Davids Prayer – Vs 19-24 David Requested 2 Things from God Asked for God to Get Rid of the Wicked. – Verses 19-22 David Asked for God to Get Rid of His Own Wickedness. – Verses 23-24
Concluding Thoughts Who are you to God? Do you really think God cares for you? These are two very probing questions that require deep and searching thought.